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William Bernard MERCHANT

Regimental number18248
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
Occupationmechanic
AddressSydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Alfred Merchant, 'Kiora', King Street, Randwick, New South Wales
Previous military service5th FLd Company Army Engineers
Enlistment date4 February 1917
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameApril 1917 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/42/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 2 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Field Company Engineers
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Date of death26 March 1970
Place of burialBotany Cemetery

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